Jabberwock Island—You and your classmates were ready for fun in the sun until Monokuma returned to restart his murderous game! Trapped in a kill-or-be-killed situation, your only hope rests in solving the island’s mysteries.
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Release Date: Apr 18, 2016

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August 4

[Japanese/Traditional Chinese Language]Patch

We have released a Japanese and Traditional Chinese language patch for Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc and Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair

To change languages,
1. Launch Steam.
2. Go to [Library]
3. Right click on [Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc] or [Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair] and select [Properties].
4. Go to the [Language] tab.
5. Select [Japanese] or [Traditional Chinese].

Please note that save data is not compatible between languages. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.



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June 27

Steam Summer Sale

If you've been waiting for the series to go on sale (or for a way to get your friends into the series on the cheap) now's the time!

Steam Summer Sale Spectacular Savings

  • Danganronpa 1: 33% off
  • Danganronpa 2: 20% off
  • +Bundle (Extra 10% off)

How can you resist the charms of Monokuma at a price like that?

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Reviews

“Danganronpa 2's mysteries are astoundingly complex and well-written.”
US Gamer

“A solid improvement on a bizarre but great game.”
Polygon

“Crazy in all the right ways.”
Game Revolution

About This Game

Jabberwock Island – once a popular tourist destination, this now uninhabited island remains oddly pristine. You and your classmates at the elite Hope's Peak Academy have been brought to this island by your super-cute teacher for a “lovey-dovey, heart-throbbing school trip.” Everyone seems to be having fun in the sun...until Monokuma returns to restart his murderous game! Trapped on this island of mutual killing, your only hope of escape rests in solving the island’s mysteries. But be warned—sometimes the truth can be its own despair...

Key Features
  • Deadly Island Vibes: Murder is the only means of escape when you’re trapped on this island paradise. As your fellow classmates start dropping like coconuts, you’ll need to delve into each murderous incident, forage for clues, and interview your classmates to reveal the opportunity, motive, and means behind each killer case!

    Tribal Council: You’ll go head-to-head in all new minigames with the other students during the Class Trial, shooting down their false truths and using your evidence to uncover what really happened. But watch out! If a student is unconvinced, they'll challenge you to a one-on-one Rebuttal Showdown and force you to defend your argument!

    Survival of the Keenest: Match up your evidence with your fellow classmates’ arguments and determine who’s really telling the truth. Once you’ve got a suspect in your sights, turn up that tropical heat in a variety of timing and reflex-based game systems to reveal the ultimate truth and escape with your life!

    Steam Features: Supports Steam Achievements and Steam Cloud with plans to add Steam Trading Cards

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: 2.8 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo or better
    • Memory: 3 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 3.2 compatible GPU with at least 1GB of VRAM
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 5 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: PS4 or Xbox 360 Controller or Direct Input compatible controller
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3470 or better
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 3.2 compatible GPU with at least 1GB of VRAM
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 6 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: PS4 or Xbox 360 Controller or Direct Input compatible controller
    Minimum:
    • OS: Mac OS 10.7+
    • Processor: 2.8 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo or better
    • Memory: 3 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 3.2 compatible GPU with at least 1GB of VRAM
    • Storage: 5 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Mac OS 10.7+
    • Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3470 or better
    • Memory: 3 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 3.2 compatible GPU with at least 1GB of VRAM
    • Storage: 6 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 14.04 or later
    • Processor: 2.8 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo or better
    • Memory: 3 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 3.2 compatible GPU with at least 1GB of VRAM
    • Storage: 5 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Ubuntu 14.04 or later
    • Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3470 or better
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 3.2 compatible GPU with at least 1GB of VRAM
    • Storage: 6 GB available space
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Meigs2
31.7 hrs on record
Posted: August 22
If you've just finished Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc and are considering buying this sequel, there's not a single doubt in my mind that you will absolutely LOVE Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair. The story, gameplay, sounds, and ESPECIALLY the murders in Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair are leaps and bounds above the first game. Seriously. Miles.

The first game had me literally yelling at characters about how stupid they were acting during some of the investigations. This game had me bewildered throughout most of the game. SO refreshing. The story and world are much more open and the mysteries really seem like mysteries.

If you're here and haven't played Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc, go buy that one and play it. I got to play it on a friends Vita and loved it to bits, so I splurged and got the sequel. So: go try it out and I'm sure you won't be disappointed.

Get this game. If you haven't played the first one, play it. You'll have no regrets.
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eviltoaster2
78.4 hrs on record
Posted: August 22
twas good
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MeltingApplesIfy
46.9 hrs on record
Posted: August 22
Danganronpa 2: Goodby Despair is an amazing experience. To call it a game can be difficult due to it be more of a visual novel, however the game elements it throws in are fun. The story is great as it pulls elements from the original Danganronpa to build upon the universe that it builds. There are many moments in Danganronpa 2 that brought tears to my eyes in both sadness and joy.
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Maddie
48.5 hrs on record
Posted: August 22
I decided to play this game since I am currently watching the new anime and although I was somewhat familar with the plot to this game I still thoroughly enjoyed it!! I played it on "Gentle" mode because I'm a baby but that's okay because it wasn't too high pressure which made it more easy just to enjoy the story. Anyways 10/10. I'm in love with Nagito. No regets.
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JavaTheMocha
65.0 hrs on record
Posted: August 22
You are reading this because you just beat Danganronpa 1 and you want to know if this is worth picking up too. It isn't.

This might be hard to convince you of, seeing as how the first game was so good. But I promise you, this game is absolutely terrible. It is NOTHING like the first game. It is actually one of the worst games I have ever played, and easily the worst mystery/visual novel game I have ever played. I tried to like it, I wanted to like it. But I wasted my money on this 60 hour crap-fest. Just read the WIKI or watch the ending on youtube. Trust me.

PROS:
- The way Mahiru says, "Jeez"
- Nagito mentions the Aussie pop duo, "The Veronicas". Remember them?
-Ibuki's hair
- The graphic update from the first game looks great (the animated backgrounds are a nice touch)

CONS:
- Obnoxious characters
- Complete tonal shift [from the first game]. The setting and the topics it deals with are a goofy, cartoony mess that lacks depth.
- Contrived storyline [btw, these are the three most important fundamentals of any novel or work of fiction]
- Abysmal pacing [you will spend 30-40 hours before anything meaningful to the overall story takes place]
- Unclear game mechanics
- Anachronisms
- Nonsensical dialogue that is impossible to interpret at times
- Sugesstive "humor" that isn't particularly clever [it feels a bit like you're watching Beavis and Butthead. Characters will just start talking about their boobs/♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ without any motivation and derail the conversation to no comedic effect]
- Murder trials that start out goofy and irrational, and progressively deteriorate to the point where jarring contradictions are completely overlooked and never explained [as if the developers just gave up and assumed that the player wouldn't notice or care]
- Verbiage, there is no need for about 2/3rds of the game's dialogue. The characters tend to talk cyclically.
- One of the worst endings that I have personally experienced. It provides resolutions to most of the story's conflict, but it ultimately leaves the player without fulfillment. You won't walk away from this game with a new perspective on life or anything like that. You'll just be happy that it's over.

That's about all I can say without spoiling anything. Overall, this game sacrifices depth and emotion for self-aware, cartoony, ridiculousness. To the very end. When you have a crappy setting/theme, crappy characters, crappy dialogue, and a storyline that forces itself way too hard, you get a crappy novel. You get a crappy game.

3/10, it looks pretty and it is generally functional, but I would not recommend it.
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Zone
23.8 hrs on record
Posted: August 22
Product received for free
when ur bae dies in both games
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tJhJZvquLGI
anyways gg wp pls re ;-;
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Cynthia
26.8 hrs on record
Posted: August 21
hajimeme hinata solves mysteries while a rabbit gets punched by a bear
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Boggle
46.4 hrs on record
Posted: August 20
An excellent sequel, nearly everything is better in this game compared to the original, except for a few minigames. They changed Hangman's Gambit, and its the only outlandishly bad thing in this game, but it's doable since the entire ride is amazing. The UI for the Panic Time Action is weird to get used to, and doesn't feel as nice as the first games, but I feel like it's a pretty minor gripe.

I took awhile to warm up to the cast of characters, but they are just as likeable if not more likeable than the first cast of characters. English voices are also great! You will want to play the first game before this one, as it references and would ruin the first game if you played through this game first.
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Arisa
69.5 hrs on record
Posted: August 20
10/10 for the whole Danganronpa franchise
If you've played the first game, you'll definitely love this sequel
All the characters are just as amazing and unique as the ones in the first game and dat story line tho
I really want the other Danganronpa games to come out on Steam
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Kiyoshi Dono
39.4 hrs on record
Posted: August 20
10/10 would bang
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29 of 30 people (97%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
52.7 hrs on record
Posted: August 10
9/10 - First off, if you haven't played the first game I would suggest you do that, then come back. Go ahead I'll wait, I'm a patient man. This review isn't for you, it's for those who have played the previous game. I will now explain why this game is better than its' predecessor.

PROS
+ Gundam Tanaka.
+ The writing in this is just sublime. Some real gut wrenching moments.
+ Nagito
+ Good music
+ The visuals just look - I don't know - sharper? Maybe it's because the previous game was set in a dully-coloured highschool and this is based on the great big outdoors but it just looks.. crisp, brighter; overall.
+ Did I mention the characters (see previous pros) They are just as much a bunch of fancinating freaks as much as the first game, even more so perhaps.

CONS
- (for completionists) The Monomi and pet mini-games drag on in the later stages of the game and become quite a grindy-chore.
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12 of 13 people (92%) found this review helpful
12 people found this review funny
Recommended
65.8 hrs on record
Posted: August 7
[Hope Intensifies]
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9 of 9 people (100%) found this review helpful
5 people found this review funny
Recommended
3.3 hrs on record
Posted: August 19
MY FAVORITES ARE ALL DEAD.
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10 of 11 people (91%) found this review helpful
12 people found this review funny
Recommended
33.9 hrs on record
Posted: August 11
Its impressive how this game works

- You choose a favorite character
- He / She dies
- You choose another one
- He / She dies
- You suicide

11/10
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10 of 12 people (83%) found this review helpful
8 people found this review funny
Recommended
39.9 hrs on record
Posted: July 31
Product received for free
It was dank af.
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9 of 11 people (82%) found this review helpful
Recommended
35.9 hrs on record
Posted: August 7
Ending alone makes the game a must buy, just be sure to play the first game before this one.
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
28.7 hrs on record
Posted: August 6
I started playing it at 2 am and that turned into 2 pm. Wew lad.
Also made me cry multiple times. All in all a 10/10 experience.
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5 of 6 people (83%) found this review helpful
5 people found this review funny
Recommended
22.8 hrs on record
Posted: August 5
This is a review. No spoilers. No Killing. No Despair. But some high- class humor. C|8_{D

''What is Danganronpa?'' Glad you ask lad. Well simply put: Your new teacher believes a class trip is the best way to begin a new school year. Accordingly, she beams you to a tropical island in the middle of nowhere. Why, you ask? Because you all ought to strengthen the bonds between everyone in your class, which consists of highschool students, who all have a specific talent. ''Now, where's the fun in that?''. Good question. Unfortunately an old aquaintance appears on stage. Those who know the first game, are aware as to who that could be and it is really not a secret, yet I will leave it at that. ''But what does he do, to add to the already amazing suspense of a class trip?''. Oh, I thought you'd never ask. Now, you are not only instructed to get closer to your schoolmates, no..., while doing that, said villain urges all of you diligent pupils, to dispose of each other. ''What?! I will have to murder innocent highschoolers?!'' Goodness, no. Instead, you will have to try and solve the murder mysteries presented to you, as you are one of the few who choose not to kill, naturally. You will gather all significant evidence and unveil your findings during the class trial. ''A trial without certainty as to who the murderer is? That seems rather odd...'' You know it is not just some trial. The class trial will decide who the murderer is... by majority vote. So make sure to persuade your fellas, or you may be the one to go. ''That can't be right, that's not fair!'' Upupu. I almost forgot. Everyone else except the succesful and undetected killer will die along the one who was wrongfully selected. ,,How cruel!'' Then prevent it! Be the one to outsmart them all and win by exposing the evildoers among your friends. Should you correctly uncover the identity of the killer by argument and minigames, only he or she will die. ''But is it all about these killings?'' Obviously not! You will have deep conversations of which you will probably speed read all those unrelated to murderers or persons in the game you actually like. Since I know that decadent generation of yours, I will mention an additional part of the game: Free Time. Can you believe it, humans passing their time by simulating free time In-Game, bonkers. There you will have the opportunity to engage in short conversations with your fellow captives and read a few sentences about what happened during free time, instead of you actually having anything out of it. ''But why bother, then?'' Well, it is not completely in vain, you know. You can give them gifts, that you purchased with coins earned by finding puppets of Mr. Villian, that are spread all over the island. Oh, and getting closer to some people, which may or may not help you later in the game. ''Is there anything else I should know?'' That might be about it. Even though some people may need to get used to playing a game with a lot of Visual Novel elements, it is worth investing time in it, since you will leave as the Ultimate .... what was it again? Nevermind. Guuud Niiiiigh!!!
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
23.8 hrs on record
Posted: August 22
Product received for free
when ur bae dies in both games
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tJhJZvquLGI
anyways gg wp pls re ;-;
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
Recommended
26.8 hrs on record
Posted: August 21
hajimeme hinata solves mysteries while a rabbit gets punched by a bear
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